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51.72. pg_indexes

The view pg_indexes provides access to useful information about each index in the database.

Table 51.73. pg_indexes Columns

Column Type

Description

schemaname name (references pg_namespace.nspname)

Name of schema containing table and index

tablename name (references pg_class.relname)

Name of table the index is for

indexname name (references pg_class.relname)

Name of index

tablespace name (references pg_tablespace.spcname)

Name of tablespace containing index (null if default for database)

indexdef text

Index definition (a reconstructed CREATE INDEX command)


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